Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses in Western Sydney – WSU Student Projects

We are now six months into the coronavirus pandemic that has changed life as we know it and the economic impact of COVID-19, and its associated shutdowns on the national, state and local economies have begun to be demonstrated. Students of Western Sydney University (WSU) undertaking the 200537 Economics & Finance Engagement Spring Project have … Continue reading Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses in Western Sydney – WSU Student Projects

Schools Re-opening Sparks Confusion, Distress & Debate

With the second school term having resumed in all states, debates have reopened regarding whether schools should resume face-to-face learning and whether doing so will threaten the progress made by existing coronavirus containment measures.

School Closures: Not So Open and Shut

This blog is part of a series relating to the economic impacts of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak of 2020. Despite the frequent unveiling of new measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has continued to keep Australian schools open during the pandemic. This decision, at odds with other mandatory social … Continue reading School Closures: Not So Open and Shut

Benefits of the Bank of Beirut internship program to the broader host community in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF).  This is the fourth blog in the series about the … Continue reading Benefits of the Bank of Beirut internship program to the broader host community in Lebanon

Understanding the range of benefits experienced by industry participants in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF).  This is the third blog in the series about the … Continue reading Understanding the range of benefits experienced by industry participants in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

Understanding the range of benefits experienced by students participating in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF). This is the second blog in the series about the … Continue reading Understanding the range of benefits experienced by students participating in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

Small steps and giant leaps in Lebanon: Challenges and rewards of WSU’s first international enterprise internship program in the Middle East region

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF). The Bank of Beirut (BoB) internship provided Australian university students … Continue reading Small steps and giant leaps in Lebanon: Challenges and rewards of WSU’s first international enterprise internship program in the Middle East region